Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Fw: Extremists furious over Obama re-election


November 7, 2012

Far-right extremists react to Obama re-election with fury and fear
The radical right's reaction to President Obama's victory ranged from rage and racist name-calling to calls for a new Southern secession, mass emigration to Europe and even the break-up of the United States.

SPLC wins record $11.8 million judgment for guestworkers
A federal court has ordered a Georgia forestry company to pay $11.8 million to 4,000 foreign guestworkers who were cheated out of wages while employed by the company - the largest court award to date on behalf of guestworkers.

Teachers should talk to students about voting
Too many teachers told our Teaching Tolerance staff that they dared not discuss the election in their classrooms. Today, the election is over, so talk with your students about the importance of voting instead.


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